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Public Health An Action Guide to Improving Health

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ISBN-10: 0199238936

ISBN-13: 9780199238934

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: John Walley, John A. Wright

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Many of the health problems in the developing world can be tackled or prevented through public health measures such as essential health care, improved living conditions, water, sanitation, nutrition, immunization, and the adoption of healthy lifestyles. Public Health is an action guide to improving public/community health, with a particular focus on low-middle income countries. It explains public health approaches to developing effective health services and preventive programmes. This second edition has been thoroughly updated and new chapters added on health policy, implementation, communicable and non communicable disease, quality and patient safety. Containing real examples,…    
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Book details

List price: $44.49
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 1/14/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Public Health and the burden of disease
Public Health interventions
Epidemiology in practice
Assessing health needs
Choosing the best Public Health interventions
Planning, implementing and managing interventions
Understanding and using health economics and financing
Health promotion
Health policy and systems
Developing a district health care service
Maternal neonatal and child health
Essential drugs
Communicable disease control principles and toolkit
Controlling major communicable diseases
Non-communicable diseases
Quality control, safety and better practice
Future trends in global public health